A Decade Apart: Technology & Politics Podcast

A Decade Apart: Technology & Politics Podcast

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Two brothers, a decade apart discuss technology and politics.
8: The BBC should have been Netflix by now.
Aug 16 • 44 min
In this episode we talk about the recent salary figures released by the BBC, whether the figures tell the full story about the diversity challenges in the organisation and how thinking of the media game less as media and more as technology challenge will…
7: Election Deep Dive
Jul 17 • 42 min
We jump in deep and discuss the election, the outcome, the voter split, how online voting could change the way we vote and the digital antics starting to play a big role in the way in which canvassing and campaigning is done.Links:Theresa May and the DUP…
6: Catchup Episode: We’re back from our break
Jul 9 • 27 min
We discuss, the UK general election results, Amazon, and the state of British politics. Links:Amazon is buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion - The Verge — Amazon is buying American supermarket chain Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, the online retail giant…
5: Job Automation
May 3 • 69 min
In March PWC published a report claiming "up to 30 of existing UK jobs " would be under threat of automation by 2030. Following on from the end of episode 4 we exp[lore this further and we dig into why automation as a concept is actually already…
4: Brexit & Tech: What’s next?
Apr 11 • 70 min
This week we talk about brexit and what impact it has on technology as a concept in government and as a vital industry in our economy. We discuss aspects of the gig economy, a digital single market, data centres and why tech has featured so little in…
3: Cryptocurrency / Bitcoin and Government policy
Mar 26 • 57 min
Show Notes This week, we talk on one topic, Crypto currencies, specifically bitcoin. We think we kept the lingo simple and in English rather than tech speak, and we talked about how government and traditional banking systems can stay relevant given…
2: Uber, Autonomous cars & Ai
Mar 2 • 54 min
We're back this week talking about Uber, autonomous vehicles, AI and how government or local government policy and legislation miss the mark. Show Notes Uber : Uber protests and legal actions. Autonomous Cars: Autonomous vehicles inquiry UK Government…
1: Spotify, fake news & John Bercow
Feb 15 • 52 min
In our first show, we set the tone for the podcast discussing technology and politics. We cover fake news, Spotify and John Bercow. Show Notes Fake news : What is Fake news? How to spot it and what you can do to stop it: The Guardian. John Bercow: Why the…